Connect2STEM 2017

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Connect2STEM is BACK!

2017 is BIGGER, BETTER & NERDIER

The University of Arizona, in partnership with Cox Communications, presents the 3rd annual Connect2STEM —a family-friendly event celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Math—and Medicine. In 2016, the event drew more than 5,000 children and families! Watch video.

STEM enthusiasts can interact with 100+ tables of hands-on science activities including:

  • The Physics Bus!
  • New: Wildcat Play Hospital!
  • New: Da Vinci surgery robot!
    • Watch Dr. Jennifer Preston perform LIVE on the da Vinci surgical robot! Dr. Preston is a general surgeon from Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and is an assistant professor of surgery at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Cow eyeball dissections!
  • Hop aboard the Wildcat Water Lab!
  • Touch real space equipment from OSIRIS Rex, the mission to bring back pieces of the asteroid "Bennu" to earth!
  • List of featured exhibitors (PDF)

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Activity Zones for Age 4-16

  • Bioscience Zone
  • Nature Zone
  • Outer Space/ Technology Zone
  • COX Gig Zone
  • Wildcat Spirit Zone

Career Zone for High School Students 14-18

CONNECT2Careers: Meet with a heart surgeon, medical students, Intel engineers and scientists. And the best part is: You can ask them anything.

*Thanks to our generous sponsors, The Boyer Company and Standard Parking, all attendees who register will receive $5 parking ($7 off) in the Phoenix Biomedical Campus Garage. Parking will be $12 without registration. Registration for the event is free. Parking Map (PDF)

Thank You to Our Partners:

  • City of Phoenix Public Works
  • The Boyer Company
  • Standard Parking
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Arizona Community Foundation
  • APS
  • DPR Construction • Sundt Construction, Inc.

Become a Sponsor or an Exhibitor: Both host their very own hands-on station at Connect2STEM. Sponsors receive advertising and media benefits. For requirements and deadlines contact Tess Calle.

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*Questions? Contact: Aaron Sheets-Freburger at 602-827-2453.

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